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Gardening and Horticulture

Gardening and horticulture

Learn how to make the most of your home’s curb appeal at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
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Discover the basics of backyard composting and composting with worms at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, April 14, 2016, 6:30-8:30 p.m. or Saturday, May 7, 2016, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
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Get the most out of your shrubs with proper spring pruning at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, May 7, 2016, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
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The Morton Arboretum ISAM Workshop, May 12, 2016 Illinois Invasive Species Awareness Month This workshop will review the status of pests, pathogens, and invasive plants that threaten trees in Illinois.
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Discover showy woodland trees that make a nice addition to the home landscape at The Morton Arboretum. Friday, May 13, 2016, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. CEUs available.
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Learn how to grow some of the most popular herbs-basil, cilantro, oregano, lemongrass, rosemary, and many others-and how to harvest and preserve them for extended use at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, May 14, 2016, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
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Get the botany basics you need to identify plants at The Morton Arboretum. Online class begins Thursday, May 5, 2016. In person session meets Saturday, May 14, 2016, 9:30-11:30 a.m. This class can be taken as a component of the Woodland Stewardship Program in natural areas management at the Morton Arboretum.
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Stroll the Arboretum's stunning perennial beds where you’ll learn about plant placement, dividing, transplanting, watering, fertilizing, mulching and more. Thursday, May 19, 2016, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
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In this class, Carolyn Ulrich will share ideas for creating captivating plant combinations for the small space garden at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, May 19, 2016, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
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Late spring is the time of year when the air is filled with the vanilla-almond scent of Viburnum and Mock Orange at The Morton Arboretum. Friday, May 20, 2016, 9:30 am-12:30 p.m. CEUs available.
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Discover how to create better garden soil at The Morton Arboretum. 2 Tuesdays, April 26-May 3, 2016, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
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Save your vegetable crop from common midseason troubles at The Morton Arboretum. Friday, July 8, 2016, 10:00 a.m. to noon. or Sunday, July 24, 2016, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
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Ornamental plant breeders, horticulture marketing experts, and gardening brands come together Thursday, October 6-Sunday, October 9 (welcome reception on Thursday, October 6) to connect face to face and share information to get new plants into the industry at The Morton Arboretum.
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